The 2013 ALS Gold Medal shortlist has been announced by the Association for the Study of Australian Literature:
I think I must have missed the announcement for the Longlist. The longlisted books also included
Lily Brett, Lola Bensky (Hamish Hamilton: Penguin)
Chloe Hooper, The Engagement (Hamish Hamilton: Penguin), see my review.
Robert Gray, Cumulus: Collected Poems (John Leonard Press)
Cate Kennedy, Like a House on Fire (Scribe)
Drusilla Modjeska, The Mountain (Vintage: Random House), see my review.
Gerald Murnane, A History of Books (Giramondo), see my review
M. L. Stedman, The Light Between Oceans (Vintage: Random House), see my review
The winner will be announced on July 3rd, which gives us plenty of time to read ‘em all!